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Further improvements in the transport of high-risk neonates.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  787485     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The transport incubator used since 1972 was modified for the CPAP method (continuous positive airway pressure). A very generous indication for the use of this ventilatory assistance in the presence of very early clinical signs of respiratory distress syndrome before or during the transport into the Children's Hospital has contributed towards improving the survival rate of infants with a birth weight of 1001-1500 grams to 84,8% and for those below 1000 grams to 39,4%.
H Schachinger; H D Frank; B Ruhe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatal medicine     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0300-5577     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinat Med     Publication Date:  1976  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-11-21     Completed Date:  1976-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361031     Medline TA:  J Perinat Med     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Incubators, Infant / instrumentation
Infant, Newborn*
Positive-Pressure Respiration
Transportation of Patients*

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